The CIE publishes Standards, Technical Reports and Recommendations, prepared by the Technical Committees and the Proceedings of the Sessions and Symposia. More than 200 such publications have been issued, attesting to the activity of the Technical Committees. Joint publications include the CIE/IEC International Lighting Vocabulary and CIE/ISO Standards.
In addition to Technical Publications, CIE News is published quarterly. This gives regular up-dates on the progress of the technical programme and forthcoming meetings together with news on administrative matters and topics of general interest in the world of light and lighting. A number of administrative documents are also available including the CIE Roster, which gives information on the terms of reference for the Divisions and their Technical Committees with contact details for the Officers of the Commission, the National Committees and the Divisions.